Operates a helicopter into and out of sparsely populated terrain and parkland under often severe weather conditions; may perform one or more of the following:
Provides information to the public regarding park lands and facilities;
Assists distressed park visitors; aids other park employees with any public safety problems;
Contacts members of the public and employees regarding any matter concerning public safety and welfare;
Answers radio calls for all types of police services and investigate traffic accidents, and takes injury reports;
Investigates criminal offenses and issues citations or makes arrests for violations of all laws and ordinances when necessary;
Conducts covert airborne surveillance while in pursuit of fleeing suspects or when searching for persons of interest; conducts night vision goggle operations as needed law enforcement patrol;
Writes detailed and accurate reports covering public safety incidents; prepares cases for court and testifies as necessary;
Performs rescue work and administers first aid when needed;
Provides fire suppression with water bucket, and/or long line external load operations;
Reports on wildfire conditions and assists with traffic and crowd control; provides aerial observation, support, and coordination for police and fire units; performs a variety of flying assignments;
Documents and logs the activities of the aviation unit; assists in ensuring the safety of flight operations and equipment with maintenance staff;
Provides uniformed patrol of parks by automobile, motorcycle, boat, horseback, or on foot as needed;
Works days, nights, or holidays, and in adverse weather conditions;
Performs any other duties necessary and required for the safety and protection of park users and employees within the Park District and other assigned patrol areas;
Performs related duties as assigned. ... Continue Reading
Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by successful completion of 24 semester or 36 quarter units of college level courses.
For purposes of this requirement, credit will be given for units recognized by POST in the completion of a Basic POST training course through an accredited institution or agency.
Additionally, credit will be given for two years of Active Military Service.
Experience: 1,500 logged hours of Rotorcraft/Helicopter Pilot in Command Time (500 hours PIC must be in a turbine powered helicopter). Airbus H125 Series experience desirable. ... Continue Reading
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